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Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief

Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief

by Roger Lundin

Garnering awards from Choice, Christianity Today, Books & Culture, and the Conference on Christianity and Literature when first published in 1998, Roger Lundin's Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief has been widely recognized as one of the finest biographies of the great American poet Emily Dickinson. Paying special attention to her experience of faith,… Read more…

I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire

I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire

by Melba Pattillo Beals, Gerald Jampolsky and Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky

In 1957, Melba Beals was one of the nine African American students chosen to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. But her story of overcoming didn't start--or end--there. While her white schoolmates were planning their senior prom, Melba was facing the business end of a double-barreled shotgun, being threatened with lynching by rope-ca… Read more…

The Hand on My Scalpel: Humorous & Heartbreaking Stories from a Jungle Operating Room

The Hand on My Scalpel: Humorous & Heartbreaking Stories from a Jungle Operating Room

by David C. Thompson M.D.

This is not just a book about surgery. It is not even just about surgery in a remote jungle station. It is about God and His unpredictable working in the life and ministry of a missionary kid from Cambodia who ends up as a medical doctor at an isolated hospital in Gabon, West Africa.You will laugh when a "simple" outhouse building project turns i… Read more…

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Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer

by Eric Metaxas and Timothy J. Keller

WHO BETTER TO FACE THE GREATEST EVIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY THAN A HUMBLE MAN OF FAITH?As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of Europe, a small number of dissidents and saboteurs worked to dismantle the Third Reich from the inside. One of these was Dietrich Bonhoeffer—a pastor and author… Read more…

Unlikely Angel
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Unlikely Angel

by Stacy Mattingly, Stacy Mattingly, Ashley Smith and Ashley Smith

"He believed that I was an angel sent from God."---Ashley SmithIn April 2005, Ashley Smith made headlines around the globe when she miraculously talked her way out of the hands of alleged courthouse killer Brian Nichols after he took her hostage for seven hours in her suburban Atlanta apartment. In this moving, inspirational memoir, the 26-year-old w… Read more…

Rejoicing in Christ

Rejoicing in Christ

by Michael Reeves

2016 Christianity Today Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year Finalist If we want to know who God is, the best thing we can do is look at Christ. If we want to live the life to which God calls us, we look to Christ. In Jesus we see the true meaning of the love, power, wisdom, justice, peace, care and majesty of God. Michael Reeves, author of… Read more…

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Life Is Mostly Edges

Life Is Mostly Edges

by Calvin Miller

 One man’s backward glance at unexpected lessons, the beauty of relationship, and God’s mysterious guiding hand. Bestselling author and poet Calvin Miller turns his hand to the most moving story of all – his own. The reader is taken through a myriad of experiences of a young man coming of age in mid-20th century America. Following his life into c… Read more…

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Shot Caller

Shot Caller

by Nicky Cruz, Mike Yorkey and Casey Diaz

“This is a story of a tough young man who lost his way, and of a loving God who never forgot him, no matter where he was.” — Nicky Cruz, bestselling author of Run Baby Run The son of El Salvadorian immigrants, Casey Diaz was brought to Los Angeles at the age of two. An abusive, impoverished family life propelled Casey at only eleven ye… Read more…

Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer

by Eric Metaxas

Del autor de Amazing Grace, uno de los autores de mayor éxito editorial según el New York Times, llega esta biografía innovadora sobre Dietrich Bonhoeffer, uno de los más grandes héroes del siglo XX, el hombre que se irguió frente a Hitler.Una obra rigurosa y profundamente conmovedora, Bonhoeffer es una historia de coraje … Read more…

Mama Maggie

Mama Maggie

by Marty Makary and Ellen Santilli Vaughn

From marketing maven to angel of the garbage district—the inspiring authorized biography of Maggie Gobran, the “Mother Teresa of Egypt.” Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen’s Children have been changing lives in Cairo’s notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has garnered worldwide fame… Read more…

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Piecing It All Together

Piecing It All Together

by Kathleen Lindsey

Piecing it all Together: A Collection of Memoirs depicts various events in my life. The book symbolizes my lifelong story pieced into my imaginary quilt. God and his grace is the strong doubled threads that helped piece my quilted blocks together into a God-given masterpiece. Many years ago, God gave me a special gift - the art of quilt making. In my autobio… Read more…

Still LoLo

Still LoLo

by Bethany Hamilton, Marcus Brotherton, Lauren Scruggs and Scruggs Family

For fashion journalist Lauren (“LoLo”) Scruggs, a short flight to look at Christmas lights turned into a nightmare when she was struck by the plane’s spinning propeller blades. As Lauren was rushed to the hospital, the world watched in shock and horror. Several major surgeries and thousands of prayers later, Lauren was still alive. But she had suffered… Read more…


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